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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 27 February 2019

27 February 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Trump-Kim Vietnam Summit, 22nd AIIMS in Haryana and India's attack on Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp among others.

Feb 27, 2019 17:47 IST
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27 February 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Trump-Kim Vietnam Summit, 22nd AIIMS in Haryana and India's attack on Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp among others.

1. United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold the second summit in which country?
a) Vietnam
b) South Korea
c) Italy
d) Singapore

2. India will be conducting a joint military exercise ‘Exercise Sampriti 2019’ with which country?
a) Sri Lanka
b) Bangladesh
c) Indonesia
d) Myanmar

3. As announced in the Interim Budget 2019-20, the 22nd All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will be set up in which state?
a) Telangana
b) Rajasthan
c) Haryana
d) Punjab

4. Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot on February 27, 2019 launched the ‘2nd Edition of ISL Dictionary for people with which impairment?
a) People with speech disability
b) Visually impaired persons
c) Hearing impaired persons
d) All of the above

5. Which state on February 27, 2019 approved 10 percent quota for economically weaker sections in general category?
a) Bihar
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Gujarat
d) Haryana

6. Which state has launched PRANAM commission to protect parents of state government employees?
a) Odisha
b) Bihar
c) Jharkhand
d) Assam

7. ISRO would be launching which satellite for DRDO in March 2019?
a) KARSAT
b) Emisat
c) PSAT- V
d) H-VXI

8. The Indian Air Force in a recent retaliatory move destroyed the biggest JeM training camp in Balakot. The town is located in which among the following Pakistani provinces?
a) Balochistan
b) Punjab
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Sindh

9. The Inland Waterways Authority of India has signed a MoU with which oil corporation to fulfill the fuel needs for national waterways?
a) BPCL
b) IOCL
c) GAIL India
d) ONGC

10. Which former cricketer has been banned from cricket for a period of two years?
a) Sanath Jayasuriya
b) Shane Warne
c) Imran Khan
d) Shahid Afridi

ANSWERS

1. (a) Vietnam
United States President Donald Trump will hold the second summit with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on February 27-28, 2019 as part of his administration's ongoing endeavours to denuclearise North Korea. Vietnam's Hanoi will be hosting the second summit. Vietnam has diplomatic ties with both Washington and Pyongyang.

2. (b) Bangladesh
India and Bangladesh will be conducting a joint military exercise, ‘Exercise Sampriti 2019’ at Tangail, Bangladesh from March 2 to March 15, 2019. This will be the eighth edition of the exercise which is hosted alternately by both countries.

3. (c) Haryana
As announced in the speech of Interim Budget 2019, the AIIMS Rewari will be 22nd AIIMS to come up in the country and the first in Haryana. The site for this AIIMS has already been finalised at Manethi in Rewari, Haryana. Like other AIIMS in the country, the AIIMS Rewari will also be set up under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).

4. (c) Hearing impaired persons
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot on February 27, 2019 launched the ‘2nd Edition of Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary’. The second edition of dictionary includes total 6000 words under the categories of academic, legal, medical, technical and everyday terms.

5. (a) Bihar
Bihar Government issued notification on February 27, 2019 to provide 10 percent quota for weaker sections in general category in jobs and educational institutions. The reservation is meant for individuals whose annual earning is below 8 lakh rupees and who possess less than 5 acres of agriculture land.

6. (d) Assam
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has launched the PRANAM Commission, which is a panel set up to look after the issues concerning a bill brought in for the protection of parents of state government employees. The PRANAM bill aims to ensure that no state government employee ignores their elderly parents and unmarried differently-abled siblings.

7. (b) Emisat
The Indian Space Research Organisation would be launching an electronic intelligence satellite Emisat for Defence Research and Development Organisation in March 2019. In the special mission, ISRO would also be launching 28 third party satellites and demonstrate its new technologies.

8. (c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
In retaliation to the deadly Pulwama terror attack, the Indian Air Force fighter jets crossed the line of control in the early hours of February 26, 2019 and attacked the biggest Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp in Balakot, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.

9. (b) IOCL
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on February 26, 2019 for jointly developing infrastructure for fuels, lubricating oil, LPG, natural gas and any other related fuel and gas for meeting the requirement of national waterways.

10. (a) Sanath Jayasuriya
Former Sri Lanka Cricket captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from cricket for two years.  In a statement on February 26, ICC said Jayasuriya admitted to breaching two counts of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The charges include refusal to cooperate with an Anti Corruption Unit (ACU) investigation, obstructing or delaying the investigation.

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